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2.1.1 How to mirror the root disk

First, we list the connected disks in the system.

# cfgadm -s "select=type(disk)"
Ap_Id                          Type         Receptacle   Occupant     Condition
sata0/0::dsk/c3t0d0            disk         connected    configured   ok
sata0/1::dsk/c3t1d0            disk         connected    configured   ok

So c3t0d0 is disk 0 in rpool and c3t1d0 is disk 1 (the disk we want to mirror)

Now (on x86 only) we need to apply a default Solaris fdisk partition to a disk:
# pfexec format (choose disk 1, then run fdisk (here, choose Y to select the 100% Solaris partition))

Alternatively, this applies the same configuration automatically:
# pfexec fdisk -B c3t1d0p0 (p0 is the whole disk starting from the MBR)

Now we set up an SMI label with same partitioning as disk 0 on disk 1.
# pfexec prtvtoc /dev/rdsk/c3t0d0s2 | fmthard -s - /dev/rdsk/c3t1d0s2

Now we add the 2nd drive to our rpool by issuing:
# pfexec zpool attach rpool c3t0d0s0 c3t1d0s0

Now we wait for the resilver to finish on the 2nd drive (check with zpool status -v rpool).

Now it's time to make the second mirror half bootable.
# pfexec installgrub /boot/grub/stage1 /boot/grub/stage2 /dev/rdsk/c3t1d0s0

Only thing left to do on an x86 system is add disk 1 to the BIOS' list of bootable devices!

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